Giving Back to Our Community
Giving Back to Our Community
Philanthropy is important to SDC and our culture. SDC is proud to support the following local, national, and international organizations that are making a difference in our community and around the world.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital has provided hope, healing, and the best healthcare for children since it was born in 1983, and has grown to become one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country. For more information, please visit www.phoenixchildrensfoundation.org or call 602-933-4483.
Founded in 2004, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through educational scholarships – building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others. For more information, please visit www.pattillmanfoundation.org or call 773-360-5277.
Founded in 1987, Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is a non-profit that provides nutritionally complete meals specifically formulated for malnourished children around the world. For more information, please visit www.fmsc.org or call 763-504-2919.
Community Servings is a not-for-profit food and nutrition program providing services throughout Massachusetts to individuals and families living with critical and chronic illnesses. We give our clients, their dependent families, and caregivers appealing, nutritious meals, and send the message to those in greatest need that someone cares. For more information, please visit www.servings.org or call 617-522-7777.
The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) is a globally-focused nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging the public and patients as partners in the clinical research process. CISCRP offers programs designed to assist clinical research stakeholders in better understanding public and patient attitudes in research. CISCRP also provides free education and outreach to the general public and patient communities. For more information, please visit www.ciscrp.org or call 617-725-2750.
The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) is the largest hunger-relief organization in New England and among the largest food banks in the country. GBFB takes an innovative and multi-pronged approach to achieve our mission to end hunger here in Eastern Massachusetts. We are committed to increasing our food distribution to provide at least one meal a day to every person in need while supporting healthy lives and healthy communities. For more information, please visit www.gbfb.org or call 617-427-5200.
Our mission is to stabilize the lives of hungry, low-income people within Eastern Maricopa, Gila and Pinal, and Southern Navajo and Apache Counties of Arizona by actively acquiring, storing and distributing large quantities of wholesome and nutritious foods to our network of community and strategic partners, combined with advocacy and educational initiatives that enhance lives. Every $1 donated provides enough food for 5 meals to feed hungry children, seniors and families. For more information or to make a donation, please visit www.unitedfoodbank.org.
The mission of Middlesex Human Service Agency, Inc. is to improve the quality of life and independent functioning of a wide variety of clients through the delivery of an extensive system of community-based programs targeting the effects of homelessness, substance abuse, and hunger. For more information, please visit www.mhsainc.org.
The mission of Waltham Fields Community Farm is to encourage healthy relationships between people, their food supply, and the land from which it grows. We grow and distribute fresh food to thousands of people and educate over a thousand youth each year. For more information, please visit www.communityfarms.org or call 781-899-2403.
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or www.cruzrojaamericana.org, or follow @RedCross on Twitter.
The vision of Habitat for Humanity is “a world where everyone has a decent place to live.” Responding to disasters since 1998, Habitat for Humanity has contributed its technical expertise in home building and sustainable shelter construction to serve more than 100,000 disaster-affected families worldwide. For more information, please visit www.habitat.org or call 1-800-HABITAT (1-800-422-4828).
Homes of Hope’s global movement has been steadily gaining life-changing traction in transforming the lives of families in poverty via the gift of a new home since 1990. To date, over 100,000 individuals have volunteered to construct over 5300 homes for the needy in 21 countries. For more information, please visit www.ywamhomesofhope.org or call 619-420-1900.
Cure SMA leads the way to a world without spinal muscular atrophy, the number one genetic cause of death for infants. Cure SMA funds and directs comprehensive research that drives breakthroughs in treatment and care, and provides families the support they need for today. For more information, please visit www.curesma.org or call 800-886-1762.
Net proceeds from The Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer benefit Princess Margaret, a leader in the fight against cancer and the largest institution in Canada exclusively devoted to cancer treatment, research, and education. The funds raised will support Princess Margaret’s vision of Personalized Cancer Medicine a multi-faceted, integrated approach to cancer care that focuses on the unique nature of each patient: “Finding the right treatment for the right patient, at the right time.” For more information, please visit www.conquercancer.ca or call 877-499-BIKE (2453).
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary is an international center for treatment and research and a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Gifts to Mass. Eye and Ear help to fund advances in care, innovation through teaching, and breakthroughs in research – all of which lead to a better quality of life for our patients throughout New England and the world. For more information, please visit www.masseyeandear.org or call 617-573-3345.